Kojo Marfo’s Portraits Depict the Cracks in Polite Society

Kojo Marfo, “Keeper #1” (2022), acrylic on canvas, 66 7/8 x 57 1/8 inches (all images courtesy Kojo Marfo and JD Mallat Gallery) Kojo Marfo’s figures silently scream. It’s in the eyes. They’re the focal point in each portrait. The pupil and iris are indistinguishable, and lines fall from the lids like tears. Though it’s … Read more